Torino defeat Roma 3-1 on Sunday at the Stadio Olimpico di Torino. Both sides arrived on the back of wins. Torino were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run after winning last match while Roma were looking to extend their winning run after a 1-0 victory against Bologna. After today’s result, Torino and Roma currently occupy 15th and 7th spots in the league, with 30 points and 54 points respectively after 31 matches.
Giallorossi started the first half well, with an early goal from Borja Mayoral in the 3rd minute, finalising the first half 0-1.
Torino continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Antonio Sanabria at the 57 minute mark. The momentum was now with The Bull, who then scored again through a goal from Simone Zaza at the 71 minute mark to establish a 2-1. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Tomas Rincon just before the final whistle to make it 3-1.
For Torino, Wilfried Stephane Singo, Tomas Rincon, Simone Zaza and Daniele Baselli, came on for Pedro, Jordan Veretout, Borja Mayoral, Bryan Reynolds and Gonzalo Villar. Roma replaced Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Amadou Diawara, Edin Dzeko, Rick Karsdorp and Javier Pastore with Pedro, Jordan Veretout, Borja Mayoral, Bryan Reynolds and Gonzalo Villar.
The referee booked Nicolas N`Koulou and Simone Verdi from Torino. Roma had the worst of it though, with Amadou Diawara seeing yellow, and Amadou Diawara (2 yellow cards) then sent off with a red.
Torino will next travel to Bologna, while Roma will face Atalanta at home.